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U.S. Army Rangers participate in small boat movement training during an exercise Feb. 2011 at Camp Rudder, Fla. Ranger assessment courses will soon be open to female Soldiers and officers.

Army News Service

The U.S. Army is considering opening its elite Ranger School at Fort Benning, Ga., and is already soliciting recruits for it

Published: 01:49PM September 18th, 2014

47th CSH trains to operate and secure a field hospital 24 hours a day

Published: 10:53AM August 28th, 2014

Active Army and Idaho National Guard units have spent the last month at the Orchard Combat Training Center in Idaho as the Army continues its total force integration of active, National Guard and reserve units.

Published: 09:35AM August 28th, 2014

Family, friends and members of the JBLM community gathered together for the 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, deployment ceremony at JBLM, Aug. 22.

Published: 09:34AM August 28th, 2014

A new Army Physical Fitness Uniform will become available service-wide, beginning in October next year.

Published: 01:44PM August 21st, 2014

The 3-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, is about to get even more maneuverable on the battlefield.

Published: 01:44PM August 21st, 2014

Ten soldiers of the 593rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Headquarters, Headquarters Company, gathered for a 10-mile endurance run as they prepared for the upcoming Seattle Marathon.

Published: 01:42PM August 21st, 2014

Squads of the 5-20 Inf. compared soldier skills in a competition Aug. 8.

Published: 01:47PM August 21st, 2014

Soldiers from the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, paired resiliency with warrior tasks and battle drills during Sentinel Sage II at Joint Base Lewis-McChord Aug. 14.

Published: 12:00AM August 15th, 2014

The Army will roll out its new, improved camouflage uniforms in summer 2015; the current uniform will be retired by summer 2018.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

The Army rolls out more transition programs, including job fairs and employment counseling services, as the troop drawdown picks up momentum.

Published: 12:00AM August 14th, 2014

1-37 FA Soldiers test on the Call for Fire trainer which brings together classroom instruction, computer skills

Published: 05:06PM August 13th, 2014

816th EAS Airmen help build pallets of food and water for humanitarian air drop in Iraq.

Published: 12:44PM August 7th, 2014

The 102nd and 758th Forward Surgical Teams train in the field and in labs July 24, even performing minor surgeries, to validate their deployment skills.

Published: 12:00AM August 8th, 2014

The 593rd ESC and elements of 3rd Bde., 2nd Inf. Div. join National Guard and Reserve forces at Fort Hunter-Liggett, Calif. for a 24-day joint exercise and learn to work together as a team.

Published: 12:37PM August 7th, 2014

The 2212th Mobilization Support Battalion is being deployed to Fort Hood, Texas effective Sept. 1. A farewell ceremony was hosted for them on Aug. 1 at the Carey Theater on Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Published: 12:36PM August 7th, 2014

Col. Bryan Runion's broad range of experiences gives him unique credentials for command of 446th Mission Support Group, JBLM McChord Field. Runion, who took command July 13, said the focus of his command is “accountability.” For details about his background, see News in Brief on Page A2.

Published: 05:07PM July 31st, 2014

Army study looks at ‘Developing Mental Armor for Soldiers’

Published: 05:05PM July 31st, 2014

Whenever unemployment increases, there are always media stories about CEOs and small-business owners desperately seeking workers skilled in high-demand occupations.

Published: 11:00PM July 24th, 2014

Life is not a smooth road; it’s bumpy and full of obstacles. In the Air Force, how Airmen deal with the challenges they face depends on how resilient they are.